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Postdoctoral Associate – Stem Cell Biology and Cancer Epigenetics
May 10 - June 10
An academic postdoctoral associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Trowbridge to study epigenetic mechanisms governing hematopoietic stem cell lineage commitment, and how deregulation of epigenetic modifications leads to myeloproliferative disorders including leukemia (http://trowbridgelab.com).
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) offers a unique research and training environment characterized by multidisciplinary scientific collaboration, unparalleled mouse resources, outstanding core services, and is located adjacent to Acadia National Park in coastal Maine. Translational research collaborations in genomics-based, personalized medicine are fostered through our new JAX Genomic Medicine campus in Farmington, CT. In addition to lab-based training, JAX has developed a unique program for trainees to expand their professional skills in science communication, entrepreneurship, teaching, mentoring and laboratory management to best prepare postdocs for future career opportunities.
Ability to plan, execute and analyze an independent research project as well as exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Preference given to self-motivated and career oriented individuals.
A Ph.D. in biological or related sciences is required, and a strong training background in molecular biology, cell biology and/or epigenetics is preferred.
Apply by submitting a cover letter describing past research accomplishments, research interests and career aspirations, a current CV, and the names of three references, as one PDF file.